Welcome to the website of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM).

RaAM is an open community of researchers of metaphor, metonymy, and other forms of figurative expression. RaAM is interdisciplinary, welcomes a broad range of research methods, and focuses on application to real-world contexts.

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CfP New RaAM-endorsed symposium in Groningen, The Netherlands

Posted by RaAM on August 16th, 2019 at 10:36

We are pleased to announce a new RaAM-endorsed event – this time with a Call for Papers for a symposium! From 9-14 August 2020 the AILA-World Congress of Applied Linguistics will be held in Groningen, The Netherlands.

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CfP New RaAM-endorsed panel in Boston, USA

Posted by RaAM on August 16th, 2019 at 7:50

We are pleased to announce a new RaAM-endorsed event – this time with a Call for Papers for a panel! From 5-8 March 2020 Boston University (USA) will host the 51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association.

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Call for Papers RaAM13!

Posted by RaAM on May 28th, 2019 at 7:49

We are happy to announce the 13th conference of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM), which will take place from 18 – 21 June 2020 at INN’s Faculty of Education in Hamar, Norway. The call for papers is out now!

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2019 EC elections: results

Posted by RaAM on May 28th, 2019 at 7:34

At the 7th RaAM seminar in May 2019 in Liège, Belgium, several positions on the RaAM Executive Committee (EC) were up for election.

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